40F.1 When will the
second resurrection take place?
In Revelation 20:5, this is
rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were
ended. This is the first resurrection. (RSV)
The same verse in
another version of the bible:
the rest of the dead did not live again until the thousand years
were finished. This is the first resurrection. (NKJV)
The second resurrection will take place, a
thousand years after the first resurrection.
will be resurrected on the second resurrection?
What is this resurrection for?
40F.2 What will
also happen during the the time of the second resurrection? Who will be released from his
In Revelation 20:7, this is written:
Now when the thousand years have expired, Satan will be released from his prison
Satan will be released from
his prison in the bottomless pit, after a thousand years has expired.
This will take place with the second resurrection.
40F3 How many are
the dead who will take part in the second
resurrection, and what will Satan do to them?
In Revelation 20:8, this is written:
and will go out to deceive the nations which are in the four corners of the earth,
Magog, to gather them together to battle, whose number is as the sand of the sea.
The dead that will be
resurrected will be as many as the sand in the sea. And Satan will deceived
them and gather them to battle.